DAVID ROY

DAVID ROY

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This Edinburgh-born, Belfast-bred journalist was educated from primary to post-graduate diploma level via Dundela Primary School, Strandtown Primary School, Methodist College Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster.

He holds a BSSc in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.

Interests include crime fiction, classic cars, rock music, the (mis)fortunes of Aston Villa Football Club and his rescue cat, Lola.


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Ian Cobain: Award-winning journalist on new Troubles book Anatomy of a Killing

Ian Cobain: Award-winning journalist on new Troubles book Anatomy of a Killing

Arts
"I JUST wanted to understand what happened – and why," explains investigative journalist and author Ian Cobain about writing his compelling new book Anatomy of A Killing: Life and Death on a Divided Island, which vividly transports readers back to the madness of the north's all too recent past via a meticulous examination of one single murder from the Troubles.
Belfast Film Festival director Michele Devlin on staging 20th anniversary event during Covid-19

Belfast Film Festival director Michele Devlin on staging 20th anniversary event during Covid-19

Arts
ORGANISING major events like the Belfast Film Festival (BFF) and its documentaries-orientated offshoot Docs Ireland must be enormously challenging even under 'normal' circumstances – but with 2020 being anything but normal, BFF director Michele Devlin and her team are currently having to work extra hard to deliver the high standards patrons have come to expect from the Festival over the past 20 years.

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